1. Ericjwg

    OP Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!
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    Yesterday night, I installed a 128GB MSATA III SSD to my laptop and try to set it as the primary drive.

    I have tried to clone the OS with this tool: http://www.disk-partition.com/free-partition-manager.html
    and there are a few problems after the clone job is done: the SSD doesn't show up in the bios menu with UEFI mode:wacko:, and in legacy mode, I can't even boot into win10 from either of them...:cry:

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    (the screenshot took before clone, and I formatted SSD after I find out the clone doesn't work properly.)

    I know it's possible to setup the ssd with a fresh install, but I don't want to download those update patches for win10, and reinstall everything....:sad:

    please help.




    edit: randomly doing some stuff.....
    the ssd magically shows up in bios setting.....
     
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  2. Minox

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    Personally I'd probably give EaseUS Partition Master a try to see if you can get it to work that way, but the best choice would be to do a proper reinstall.
     
  3. Ericjwg

    OP Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!
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    thanks, I will try it now.:shy:
     
  4. Originality

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    I've used Aomei disk cloning successfully several times in the last month to upgrade a HDD to SSD. It's shareware, so free to use but to unlock certain features (like system cloning, as opposed to simple drive cloning) it requires you to post a few lines advertising it in a forum/blog/social media site and link the url. I did that with my GBATemp blog and promptly deleted it after the feature was unlocked.

    Edit: to get a drive to boot in UEFI mode, it has to be formatted with GPT (not MBR). I think it also needs a couple specific files somewhere (efi.boot or something like that, I forget). You may also need to check your BIOS settings that Secure Boot is disabled. The best way to get UEFI mode working with Windows is to clean install it on a blank GPT formatted drive. You can then migrate your apps/settings in (e.g. Make a backup or save state before you start).
     
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  5. Ericjwg

    OP Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!
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    thanks!
    somehow I abled the ssd in UEFI mode about 3 hours ago....
     
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